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  • Oscars 2015: Diversity is the biggest nomination snub

    Oscars 2015: Diversity is the biggest nomination snub
    Since its arrival in theaters last month, the civil rights drama "Selma" has earned critical praise and predictions of Oscar glory. But when Academy Awards voters on Thursday revealed their choices, the film was mostly overlooked. "Selma," about the...
  • Oscars 2015: How 'American Sniper' leaped over 'Selma'

    "Selma" and "American Sniper" premiered at the AFI Fest on the same November night. Those standing in line outside the Egyptian Theatre for the 9 p.m. "Sniper" showing could hear the ovation from inside when "Selma" ended and the clapping continued long...
  • A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'

    A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'
    Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery. "Selma, Lord, Selma" was a made-for-...
  • Modern-day protesters need a clear voice in a noisy, noisy world

    One of my guiding principles in life is to agree with everything Oprah Winfrey says. That principle is rooted in the sincere hope that Ms. Winfrey (who I'm sure looks very nice today) will eventually give me a free car, an embarrassingly large sum of...
  • For pastors, march to racial harmony led pair to 'Selma'

    For pastors, march to racial harmony led pair to 'Selma'
    Just as many Americans were celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace, "Selma" marched into select movie theaters to remind us of a time not so long ago when peace was in short supply. I experienced "Selma" last month. It blew me away. To say the...
  • York woman inspires Facebook founder

    York woman inspires Facebook founder
    Like lots of social media users, Cynthia Greco underestimated the power of her own words. The Hanover woman was scrolling Facebook when she read a status update from Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking friends for suggestions for his...
  • Leno: Too old to flirt with models, not too old for comedy

    Leno: Too old to flirt with models, not too old for comedy
    There is such a thing as being too old to host "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno concedes. "You know, when you're 40 and you're talking to a 25-year-old supermodel, it's sexy. When you're 64 and you're talking to the supermodel, you're the creepy old guy,"...
  • Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a pretty lame start

    Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a pretty lame start
    When Mark Zuckerberg invited 30 million people to his brand-new book club on Jan. 2, the Internet reacted hysterically: Sales of his first book pick, Moisés Naím's "The End of Power," skyrocketed overnight, jumping into Amazon's top 10 books from its...
  • Starbucks' flat white American winter

    Starbucks' flat white American winter
    For all the hubbub about Starbucks’ latest drink launch, you’d think the coffee giant was the first to bring the flat white to Chicago. Sorry guys, Intelligentsia sold the concoction for a week last year in honor of the New Zealand All...
  • Review: 'Selma'

    Review: 'Selma'
    You can scan any director's resume at your peril, because their work is on the screen, and in the right circumstances, as with director Ava DuVernay's fine, full and confident "Selma," the work speaks for itself. DuVernay's previous films include the...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Months of planning for one dream dinner party

    Golden Globes 2015: Months of planning for one dream dinner party
    Electrical cords dangled from the ceiling. Tables were stacked against walls, rigging hardware strewn about. Ladders, lots of them, were being climbed by crew members with loud power tools. Roughly 72 hours before Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney, Meryl...